The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 251 226 225
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing Sage 8 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £167 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £355 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - £13.00
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4411 4330 4217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.78% 47.66% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2426 2156 2071
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 243 340
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.18 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage across the South East region.

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the South East region.

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -1 3 £400 +45.45% 2
Berkshire - 2 £283 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £600 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
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England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sage.

1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) ERP
3 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 5 (27.78%) Sage 200
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) CODA
5 3 (16.67%) Sage ERP X3
6 2 (11.11%) Sage 1000
6 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Sage 50
6 2 (11.11%) Office 365
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
6 2 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
6 2 (11.11%) Meru Networks
6 2 (11.11%) ProCurve
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) ACCA
6 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Sage 200
2 3 (16.67%) Sage ERP X3
3 2 (11.11%) Sage 1000
3 2 (11.11%) Sage 50
3 2 (11.11%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
4 1 (5.56%) Line 50
4 1 (5.56%) Line 100
4 1 (5.56%) Sage MMS
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.56%) Agresso
4 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (5.56%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) MPLS
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
1 5 (27.78%) Sage Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Accountant
4 1 (5.56%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) ERP Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 2 (11.11%) Windows CE
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ERP
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Email Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ACCA
1 2 (11.11%) CIMA
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) CODA
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Ceridian
3 2 (11.11%) ProCurve
3 2 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (11.11%) Meru Networks
3 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Epicor
4 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago